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Positioning The Wistar Institute as a world leader in a new era of scientific discovery requires investments in state-of-the-art facilities and in our faculty – both of which are priorities for the Building Wistar, Changing the World Campaign.
A seven-story research tower designed to meet the needs of team science today and in the future.
The opportunity to strategically diversify Wistar’s faculty, which will allow us to match current strengths with new and complementary expertise in emerging fields of discovery.
The microscope in the image belonged to William E. Horner, M.D., a collaborator with Caspar Wistar, M.D., in the early 1800s.
Dr. Horner, a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, was a pioneer of the use of microscopes in anatomical and medical research. He authored Special Anatomy and Histology, a seminal text on the subject.